Vulnerable people, their friends or loved ones can register for the Telecross REDi COVID19 service by phone 1800 188 071 or register online at https://register.redcross.org.au/ Anyone already registered with the service will automatically receive COVID-19 service support. For people seeking information and advice on COVID-19, they are urged to call the 24/7 National Coronavirus Information Helpline – 1800 020 080. The State Government is encouraging the community to register themselves, loved ones and friends for the Red Cross Telecross REDi service. Specially trained Red Cross staff and volunteers will make the calls, asking clients questions including how they are coping and if they need medical or food supplies, as well as reiterating latest government health advice.
The Adelaide Central Market offers a range of ways to shop? Go in-person, get it home delivered, or pre-order for pickup. To help you shop safely, you can arrange pre-orders to be delivered to your vehicle – just ask at the time of ordering with your favourite trader. Find out who offers pre-order and pick up here: Pre-order & Collect “To keep serving our Market community and providing fresh food to our customers, traders are now offering customers purchase options including phone and email orders to minimise your time shopping and maintaining appropriate social distancing measures. When you place your order, ask your trader to deliver your order to the Gouger St or Grote St loading zone for in-car pickup^! Alternatively pop in and out, with first hour free parking during market hours.” By the City of Adelaide
Chinatown Plaza Food Mecca will be temporarily closed from the 22nd March 2020.
Councillor Simon Hou said more needed to be done to support local jobs and businesses. “Local businesses don’t need [us] to chat to them with some nice words and photos — when we talk about support we need to consider the money into it,” he said. “Over the last couple of months we are all aware that local businesses are suffering — things are really tough. “Many businesses need help with cash flow and I don’t believe rate relief is an option. “Businesses need more customers and that is something we must help them [with]. “Running a marketing campaign is actually what we need — we could bring more people back into the city and spend more money in the city.” The Chinatown Association of South Australia (CASA) urged councillors to consider infrastructure improvements in the area, as well as financial relief. Lord Mayor Sandy Verschoor earlier said she was
Port Adelaide Football Club champs and Andrew Hunter head of China Engagement visit Chinatown Plaza!